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Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah #14590757 01/09/23 03:48 AM
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Any of you running 2, 12 volt, 50 ah batteries on an 80 lb Ultrex? If so let me know if they last a full day of fishing.

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Re: Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah [Re: RandyK] #14590821 01/09/23 04:57 AM
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I run 3 50ah for my force and it is 36v and I have plenty of juice left at the end of the day.



Re: Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah [Re: RandyK] #14590829 01/09/23 05:11 AM
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I read a lot of battery threads, I’ve only seen 2 where guys didn’t make it the whole day. But, I look at it like this, why risk it? I’d rather have too much, than too little. Unless this is on a tiny boat, I’d go 75ah-100ah.

Re: Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah [Re: RandyK] #14590841 01/09/23 05:38 AM
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go with at least 75ah on a 24 volt

Re: Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah [Re: RandyK] #14590921 01/09/23 12:43 PM
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John crews has been running a single 36v 50aH for the past few years. If it works for him on tour I'm sure that aH would be fine for 99% of us too


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Re: Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah [Re: RandyK] #14591102 01/09/23 03:31 PM
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Go higher. Everyone with a 36v will be fine but 24 will use more juice

Re: Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah [Re: RandyK] #14591109 01/09/23 03:38 PM
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Originally Posted by RandyK
Any of you running 2, 12 volt, 50 ah batteries on an 80 lb Ultrex? If so let me know if they last a full day of fishing.

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Randy



Yes, I run 2 Dakota 54ahm on an 80 lb Ultrex all day with no issues. Been using them for 1.5 years...

Re: Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah [Re: RandyK] #14591191 01/09/23 04:31 PM
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The only time I recommend anything bigger than 50ah is if you're running your trolling motor on 80-100% all day constantly, fishing heavy currents or using the motor to troll for long periods (trolling for walley or striper etc..)

I've ran and test both setups in the 50ah config and the 100ah I got 2.5-3 days(full weekend with 30% still remaining) out of a single charge on the 50s and with the 100ah 4 full days with 50% left. This was with casual weekend fishing and out on local 2 day tournament with some windy days mixed in..

Glad to help ya out Im a Ionic dealer and also sell a couple other brands. Give me a call/text 210-595-0073 or shoot me a message if you have any questions.

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Re: Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah [Re: RandyK] #14592877 01/10/23 07:59 PM
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I use a single 24v 100ah powerqueen and it has been excellent so far.

Re: Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah [Re: RandyK] #14592882 01/10/23 08:07 PM
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I run 60ah and never drop past 60% capacity. Save your money.

Re: Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah [Re: RandyK] #14592928 01/10/23 09:20 PM
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It looks to me that anybody can buy wholesale lithium batteries and put their name on them.

Re: Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah [Re: RandyK] #14595604 01/13/23 05:13 AM
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I run a single Impulse Lithium 36v-40Ah on my 20' Caymas

Re: Lithium batteries 2 12v 50 ah [Re: RandyK] #14596661 01/14/23 03:38 AM
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I've got a Zpro 24v50 amp on my xpress and it'll run into a second day of solid fishing before dieing. I've also got 2 Battleborn 12v 50ah and they are the same. About a day and a half

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